Nov 15, 2012 6:00pm EST
to testify before congress? >> in an interview with cnn, he claimed his resignation had nothing to do with the benghazi investigation. he is saiset to appear before lawmakers tomorrow. day of reckoning. two employees have been and guarded -- have been indicted. they acted negligently when it came to supervising key safety tests. that comes on the same day that bp agreed to pay $4.50 billion and plead guilty to felony counts. >> this marks both the largest single criminal fine, more than 4.25 -- $1.25 billion and $4 billion in the history of the united states. >> as today's resolution with the u.s. government reflects, we have accepted responsibility for our actions, they said. president obama got a firsthand look at the devastation that superstorm sandy left behind. he met with people waiting in line at an emergency response center. >> we're going to make sure that we stay here as long as people need that immediate help. that is the primary task. >> in october the president traveled to new jersey to met with governor chris christiand you recovery efforts. -- and you recovery efforts.
Nov 4, 2012 11:00am EST
to the show. with us new york magazine's john heilemann. cnn's gloria borger. the grio and msnbc's joy reid. and the huffington post howard fineman. first up, here we are in the time capsule. the weekend before the election asking why is this so close? still so unpredictable. both men face big hurdles to getting elected and that's why it's so close. president obama's got the jobless he inherited but can't quite beat. friday's new jobs report was encouraging but gains are still behind what we need. in a reflection of that, 62% of voters say they would like or want major changes in an obama second term. and on the other side, mitt romney's a challenge that normally blocks any presidential candidate. not even 30% of voters think he understands the average american. john, these are amazing handicaps. the unemployment situation still high. sort of remoteness of mitt romney from the voter. they both carry these burdens. is this why it's so close? >> yes. in one word. and i'll give you a few more. what the president has been unbootable incumbent for really his entire term in office. you think abou
Nov 16, 2012 6:00am EST
through, to cnn as four years old to do that, that is huge. >> a small reward for these men, they hope there are more boys out there like this. >> a great story. let us check your morning commute. we are tracking a few problems as you head out. we have an accident. still in the clearing stages. also dealing with one and beaver dam road and one being cleared in owings mills at lakeside boulevard. watch for continued closures around madison and guilford and charles harbour towards 21st. only local traffic getting through toward lafayette. delays falling into place on the west side. liberty down toward edmonton. harford road coming internet and backups from hartford over toward dealing the valley. dos delays will stretch back to 79/. that is the latest -- to 795. >> the clouds are still with us. the disturbance has moved up. most of it on the eastern shore, south of centreville. cambridge and blocked in a ritzes.spli hear on tv here, the carters 38 degrees. let us take a look at where temperatures have been and where they are going. temperatures were in the 60's a couple days ago. we are
Nov 4, 2012 10:00am EST
in colorado. even cnn was reporting that the crowds were much smaller this year. >> but, tom, you're focused on the closing arguments. >> they are negative, about keeping the other guy out. it's not about enthusiasm with all due respect, mr. mayor, for the candidates on either side. there's great fear in the republican party that obama will get four more years. there's not a passion al love affair with mitt romney. there's been a lot of disappointment in your party with the president of the united states. on the other hand, there's greater fear that mitt romney is going to get into office. so more than any other time that i've been doing all of this, i have seen in the closing days fear take over. and more negative campaigning. it's not about me, it's about keeping the other guy out. i think that's what's going on here. >> savannah, we think about the question, why is it that incumbents lose? you go back to the first president bush. he had a problem with his base. no new taxes. he breaks that pledge. but also a down economy. jimmy carter has a down economy as well. and the reality is, that t